Snacks and sides

Bread and butter pickles

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for bread and butter pickles.
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Bread and butter pickles

Rob Shaw




1.Combine cucumber, onion, salt and a tray of ice in a large bowl and set aside to remove excess liquid until required.
2.To sterilise jars and lids, place in a large saucepan of water over high heat and boil for 10 minutes. Carefully remove jars and lids with tongs and set aside open-side up to cool.
3.Bring vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds and turmeric to the boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Drain cucumber and onion, add to pan, bring liquid back to the boil and remove pan from heat.
4.Follow steps 6-8 of [pickled radish recipe](|target=”_blank”).

Makes about 2 litres. Bread and butter pickles will keep stored in a cool, dry, dark place for three months. You’ll need to begin this recipe two weeks ahead. If pickling cucumbers are unavailable, substitute Lebanese cucumbers.


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